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  • lyrebird: no neck 9:58 PM
  • phoenix: Frasquita! the true test of a great soprano – The demands on the voice and technical skill of... 9:52 PM
  • Jack Jikes: Barbara! 9:46 PM
  • Jack Jikes: Fausta – well-chosen name of a cat in Barabara Pym’s masterpiece “Excell... 9:36 PM
  • mjmacmtenor: I don’t know about doing the entire role, but I remember seeing Voigt do the Ernani trio... 9:14 PM
  • everest: Ah, I stand corrected. I know that Voigt did sing the role someplace early on (I have heard a... 9:03 PM
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  • Resistopiu: Both Alexia Voulgaridou and Noah Stewart have withdrawn from the two Butterfly performances at... 8:38 PM
  • armerjacquino: Anti- I’m a bit baffled by your list. The FORZA Leonora is about as spinto as it gets.... 8:14 PM
  • manou: Placidated? 8:01 PM

Zukunftsmiausik

Leave it to a cat to transform a Wagner festival into the Jellicle Ball. Yes, that’s right, Our Own operacat (pictured, center)  squeaked to a narrow victory in the Bicentenarian competition, following several ballots and good deal of horse-trading among La Cieca’s blue-ribbon panel.

It was the casting of Nathan Gunn as Beckmesser that put operacat over the top, frankly: exactly the tone of plausible absurdity that tickled the panel’s fancy. Congratulations, o feline one: the Wagner: Complete Operas (Limited Edition) will be winging its way to you shortly.

As anyone who watched the recent Golden Globes can attest, Jodie Foster is barking mad being nominated is in itself an honor. And so, presenting our four runners-up, each of whom will receive the consolation prize of an Amazon Gift Card.

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